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    Man U, SCG Muang Thong most popular - poll

    Online Reporters, Published on 14/05/2017

    » Manchester United of the English Premier League (EPL) and SCG Muang Thong United of the Thai Premier League (TPL) are the favourite teams for Thai football fans this year, but neither league commands a mass following, according to a survey conducted by National Institute of Development Administration, or Nida Poll.

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    Football in Thailand: The rise of FBT

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 12/12/2012

    » In 1950 FBT started as repair shop for imported German balls & has expanded into major sporting goods producer & exporter.

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    Monk's lucky charms fire Leicester to title

    Spectrum, Published on 25/12/2016

    » Leicester City's English Premier League championship triumph is a fairytale of a small football club that manages to win big with a little help from mythical amulets ... sort of. Of course, the much coveted title was the product of the hard work of the players and manager Claudio Ranieri. But support from the three magic amulets given by a senior Thai monk might also have helped.

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    Sporting heroes and villains of 2016

    Sports, Nobby Piles, Published on 29/12/2016

    » It is that time of the year when Nobby hauls himself out of the armchair to honour the sportsmen and sportswomen who have acted above and beyond the call of duty over the past 12 months.

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    Our top 10 stories in a year that will be hard to forget

    Spectrum, Published on 25/12/2016

    » Over the past year 'Spectrum' has reported a wide range of issues to give readers valuable insights. Our reporter ambushed the monk who helped Leicester City to their shock English Premier League title to get an exclusive. Another reporter blended in with Chinese yuppies in the new business district of Bangkok to find out why they decided to migrate to Thailand. Two reporters did a series of stories on the Tiger Temple by hanging out with the veterinarian, monks and national park officers to listen to all sides. We were determined to find the truth. Last month we also went up to Chiang Mai to talk to Hmong girls wrongly accused of stealing a British tourist's watch. Here are the top 10 stories in another exciting year of reporting.

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    The main event

    Asia focus, Nareerat Wiriyapong, Published on 27/06/2016

    » When Tim Cobbold first arrived at the London headquarters of UBM Plc two years ago, he was stepping into a business that was very different from those he'd been involved in previously. Ever since then, the 53-year-old CEO has been redefining the direction of the media company to focus completely on the event business.

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    5,000-1 longshot Leicester collects Premier League trophy

    Published on 08/05/2016

    » LEICESTER - In scenes that would have seemed absurd a year ago, Leicester captain Wes Morgan collected the English Premier League trophy on Saturday after one of the most improbable turnarounds by a sports team.

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    Man United launch new fan event

    Sports, Published on 26/11/2014

    » Manchester: Manchester United yesterday launched its new fan event, 'UNITED: LIVE'.

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    On a roll

    Asia focus, Tanyatorn Tongwaranan, Published on 19/10/2015

    » Forty years ago on the coast of the Arabian Sea, Apollo Tyres Ltd opened its first manufacturing plant in the southern Indian state of Kerala, producing automobile tyres and tubes, camelback materials and rubber conveyor belts.

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